American Heart Association News
American Heart Association Issues New Recommendations for Kids and Sugar
Children and teens from the ages of 2 to 18 should consume no more than 25 grams of sugar a day, according to new guidelines issued by the American Heart Association (AHA). The AHA is also recommending that children younger than 2 should consume no foods or drinks with added sugars. “Strong
New Recommendations for Kids and Eating Sugar
Dr. Jennifer Ashton weighs in on the American Heart Association's first statement about how much added sugar children may consume.
Orlando Girl Makes Cards for Victims' Families in Hopes They Feel 'Much, Much Better'
Madison Lindsey, 6, was upset that her mother, Lynsey Pink, had to work late this weekend, but when she learned why, she pitched in herself in the best way she knew how. Pink, a nursing student at Valencia College in Orlando, has been dealing with the overflow of patients since the Pulse nightclub
Queen Latifah Talks 'Red Steps' and Mother's Heart Problems
Queen Latifah is taking matters to heart, literally. The Emmy and Grammy winner has joined forces with the American Heart Association for its "Red Steps Challenge." Latifah told ABC News the effort is personal: Her mother, Rita Owens, suffers from heart failure and a condition called scleroderma,
Study Finds Some Weight Loss Centers Don’t Follow Medical Guidelines
A new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University finds that some weight loss centers may not be following medical standards for weight loss. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Obesity , found that the programs in question may not adhere to weight management guidelines set by the
'Bachelor' Stars Sean and Catherine Lowe Dish About New Charity Endeavor and Welcoming Their First Child
Sean and Catherine Lowe are expecting their first child later this year, but so far, life hasn't changed too dramatically. Catherine, who met Sean on ABC's " The Bachelor " in 2012 and married him in 2014, said that so far, her pregnancy has been uneventful. In fact, she describes the experience
Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women vs. in Men
A health alert from the American Heart Association says heart attacks may be harder to detect in women than in men.
Cold Weather Myths: What You Need to Know During a Snowstorm
With a monster snowstorm expected to hit the East Coast this weekend, plenty of people are preparing to face their first major dose of wind, ice and snow this winter. But there are a few persistent cold weather health myths that are more harmful and helpful for people wanting to know the best way
Snowstorm Health Hazards: Tips for Staying Safe this Winter
It may not be a polar vortex but weather forecasts are calling for heavy snowfall, ice and freezing temperatures for much of the country. The weather isn't a headache only for commuters but it can also be a danger to those spending too much time outdoors. Here's a few health tips to keep in mind
Expert Tips to Keep Happy This Holiday Season
The holidays are upon us, and while they should be a time of great thanks and giving, far too often we're left feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. "As the business of planning and preparing sets in, it is important that we slow down a tad and take the time to focus on the things that really bring us